Sprint Triathlon - Intermediate - 8wk swim plan
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This plan is for intermediate level swimmers who can swim 300 freestyle continuously at an easy pace. You have enough Sprint triathlon racing experience and are looking for a program to improve your swimming technique and endurance quickly.
WHAT TO EXPECT
This plan has two swim practices a week. Total distance swam in an average week is 4000 (2000 per swim practice) where the heaviest week is 4700 total and the easiest week 3300 total. Skills you will work on are Body Position, Recovery & Hand Entry, Stroke Length and Catch. The Triathlon specific skills you will work on are Sighting, Buoy Turn, Open water Start, Clearing Goggles and Swim Exit.
Week 1 -2: Volume + Intensity
Week 3-6: Volume + Speed
Week 7: Intensity
Week 8: Taper
How it Works
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